Membership includes a monthly luncheon and meeting to hear various experts discuss current exhibitions, some aspect of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection, or taking an off-site tour to a collection of interest.

The Women’s Committee supports the Cincinnati Art Museum by offering informative programs for members, promoting participation in Museum activities, and raising funds. Since its inception in 1973, the Women’s Committee has financially assisted with art purchases, special exhibits and other Museum needs.

Annual Dues | $40

For more information, please contact the Philanthropy Office at [email protected] or (513) 639-2964.

Chair: Lisa Massa

Vice Chair: Sue Ellen Tweddell

Past Chair: Kathleen Wilkins

Treasurer: Nancy Virgulak

Cara LaRosa
Ann Nickolas

Board Members 
Judy Adams
Evelyn Banzhaf-McCord
Anne Chasser
Gail Forberg
Patsy Gaines
Jackie Lett-Brown
Mary Lou Mueller 
Patsy Pike
Mary Ran
Susan Schertzer
Rosemary Schlachter
Elizabeth Tinklenberg
Heidi Toelke
Mary Ann Weiss

After a year of virtual events, we are ready to be back in person at CAM! We have a fun and energizing year of programs planned for everyone and we are excited to enjoy

In person programs will be on the 3rd Monday of each month. We will enjoy lunch in the Café once the program is finished.


Program Schedule

11 a.m. Program | 5/3 Lecture Hall
12 p.m. Lunch | Terrace Café
12 – 2p.m. | Exhibition open to view


Schedule of Events

Monday, September 20, 2021:

We will hear from Dr. Peter Jonathan Bell, Curator of European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings and learn more about Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men: The Berlin Masterpieces in America. Coming to CAM July 9 until October 3, 2021. 
Our Women’s Committee event will be a great chance to see the exhibit and learn more before it is gone! To get excited and prepared for our kickoff event of the season you may want to do some summer reading… The Monuments Men is a great book (and movie!)


Monday, October 18, 2021:

Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles, Cynthia Amneus, will speak with us about a fun, special exhibition Stepping in Style: Evening Shoes of the 1950s. To continue our Fall in Fashion theme, we will also hear about the history and life of Ann Lowe an African American Designer, who designed Jackie Kennedy’s wedding gown!

We encourage all our fashionable Women’s Committee members to Fall in Fashion and wear their favorite footwear and dresses to our program and lunch!

Monday, November 15, 2021:

Join us for our annual Holiday Market - All That Glitters - complete with shopping from special vendors and artisans. Our special guest, 
Kim Klosterman will speak with us about Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s, an exhibit which opens in October!

Enjoy a festive seated lunch in the Great Hall. Guests are welcome to join!

Presenting Sponsor:

Truepoint Wealth Counsel


Partner of Women’s Committee:

Hindman Auctions